State Rep.-elect Walter Kumiega, D-Deer Isle, will meet with the transition team of incoming Maine Gov. Paul LePage this week about marine issues.

The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 2. The newly elected lawmaker will discuss fishing industry matters in general and provide thoughts on the characteristics needed in Maine’s next commissioner for the Department of Marine Resources.

Rep.-elect Kumiega represents House District 36 including the communities of Vinalhaven, North Haven, Brooklin, Deer Isle, Frenchboro, Isle au Haut, part of Mount Desert, Stonington, Swan’s Island and Tremont.

The newly elected lawmaker encourages constituents to contact him to share their views prior to his meeting with the LePage transition team. Kumiega can be reached at